February is considered the month of love. Valentine’s Day is coming up and this is your chance to make this day memorable. Valentine’s Day is supposed to be special. It is meant to be a celebration of love. However, as you begin to make plans, make sure you keep things simple. In this post, we are going to focus solely on Valentine’s Day decorations. You don’t need to be a decorator or to even have a big budget to decorate your home for Valentines. You can use simple DIY solutions to set the mood.
Below are some of the best DIY Valentine decorations that you can do at home.
Love Letter Decor
There was a time when love used to be expressed with paper and a pen. It was exciting to receive a romantic letter from that special someone and even though this is one of those old-school things that seem to be forgotten with time, you can bring back the memories of romance and love using simple love letter decorations. Here’s what you’ll need:
- White or off-white card stock
- Red card stock
- A pen
- A small heart punch
Less than Perfect Life of Bliss put together a wonderful tutorial on how to make this love garland.
Tip: To make your decorations even more meaningful, use real envelopes and write a short love letter for each envelope. Then have your significant other open them!
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Wreath with Tree Branches
If you are looking for something rustic and simple, you are going to love this wreath decoration from Pretty Handy Girl. It’s a simple wreath that is created using red ribbon and a few tree branches cut into small round pieces. The wreath is put together and hanged. Make sure there is a special love message on it. You can use red and white ribbons for the message. Nonetheless, even without the message, the red on its own will definitely send the best signal.
XOXO Canvas Décor
In this age of social media, there are many words or terms that we use to express ourselves and XOXO has always been a popular one. You can bring this magic to life with this simple canvas decoration. All you need is a red canvas and white paint. Write XOXO on the canvas using the white paint and set it in a place where your special person can see it. It’s a simple gesture but it does set the right mood for Valentines, and you will definitely love it.
Tip: Craftaholics Anonymous has a free printable you can use as a stencil.
A red heart with red roses is usually the ultimate sign of love and it will surely come up a lot of times this Valentine’s Day. But you can add a small twist to it. If you are feeling creative, you can use a crayon to make little red hearts (you can find the tutorial here) and hang them somewhere for your better half to see. Don’t overdo this though. Three or four hearts will be enough. If you can hang them closer to the window, it will be even better.
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Valentine’s Pom Pom Decor
Pom poms are very popular in decorations and they can also be a perfect choice for Valentine’s Day. The Pom poms look good if they are placed in a window. They need to be red and/or pink in color. Simply hang them on the window curtains and let the light in to reflect their beauty.
Valentine’s Day Embroidery Hoops
If your kids want to help you decorate for Valentine’s Day, these embroidery hoops are the perfect way! Living Well Spending Less has a great tutorial on these adorable embroidery hoops, so be sure to check it out!
Decorations for Valentine’s Day don’t need to be expensive or complicated. Even simple things can really make an impact and would be the best option to go for. The simple DIY solutions above are perfectly suited for everyone and they will go a long way in making this Valentine’s Day very special.
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How are you going to decorate for Valentine’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!